Updated: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:45:00 GMT
Uttarakhand tragedy revisited: Photos

A tragedy of epic proportions unfolded in Uttarakhand in June 2013 as cloudburst struck triggering floods and landslides leading to large-scale devastation. Flash floods wreaked havoc in the hill districts of Rudraprayag, Urttarakashi, Chamoli and Pittoragrh, leading to the death of over 600 people as per official figures, and leaving more than 4,000 missing. We recount this 'Himalayan Tsunami'

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A partially submerged statue of the Hindu Lord Shiva stands amid the flooded waters of river Ganges at Rishikesh in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand

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